IGF 2016 at Mexico – 6-9 December 2016


The 2016 Internet Governance Forum (IGF):
‘Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth’, is scheduled to take place from 6-9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a platform with an aim to enhance participation from stakeholders from developing countries, youth and those joining the IGF online to discuss policy dialogue on prevailing and emerging issues on Internet Governance EcoSystem.

Last year along with the WSIS +10 Review process, progress on the IGF was reviewed. Finally, The IGF mandate was extended for ten years by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 2015. IGF aims at fostering the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and the development of the Internet, thus facilitating content development and access to information and knowledge.

IGF Pakistan has also been participating actively in dialogues on the IGF and WSIS +10 Review process as well as the advocacy for the renewal of IGF mandate. During the High Level Meeting Sessions of the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 2015, IGF Pakistan delivered a Awareness Session on “WSIS +10 Review and Beyond” at Secretariat Training Institute Pakistan (STI), Islamabad where 80+ Government high level officials were registered.

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